In Ayurveda, summer is known as Pitta season. Those people whose primary constitution is Pitta will be the ones who will most strongly experience the effects of the season, resulting in feeling sluggish and tired in the heat of the summer. Regardless of your primary constitution, we all are feeling the effects of Pitta.
Aloe Vera Oil - Aloe Vera oil is the oil that is obtained from Aloe Vera plant by the process of maceration in some carrier oil. It is not 100 % Aloe Vera, but a kind of infused oil. This oil is mostly made up of the carrier oil and some essence of Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera oil provides brilliant health benefits for the skin, just like the Aloe Vera gel.
To balance Kapha, it is important to rise early in the morning, before 6 a.m., and engage in gentle exercise for at least 30 minutes, with a focus on grounding and bringing a lighter energy into the body and mind. A brisk morning walk, followed by a yoga practice, is ideal.
Moringa Oleifera is one of the most commonly cultivated species of the the Moringaceae family. It’s also known as the drumstick tree or horseradish tree. Although native to the Himalayas in India, it is grown in other tropical and subtropical regions (Africa and South America). It grows well in marginal soils with very little water needed. It produces nutritious fruits and leaves within 8 months and it can be harvested up to seven times a year.
The reason so many people in the northern hemisphere tend to get sick during the colder months is due to a Vata imbalance.The qualities of Vata are dryness, cold, lightness, corresponding to movement, friction and changeability.